Storage Quadrants

The four Storage Quadrants are: Primary, Secondary, Nearline (Backups), Offline (Archives)

3-2-1 Rule - Good!

3-2-1-1-0 Rule - Better!! ----- The "ZIP CODE of Availability"

In light of the growing trend of ransomware attacks and to keep ransomware from potentially attacking your backup data first, we’ve modified the Backup Best Practice from 3-2-1 to 3-2-1-1-0:

Note: The term 3-2-1 was coined by US photographer Peter Krogh while writing a book about digital asset management in the early nineties.

Backup Best Practices: The 3-2-1-1-0 Golden Rule

What is your DR Temperature?

NOTE: Snapshots are not backups. Backups are not archives. Replicas are not backups.......

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Backup Best Practices: The 3-2-1-1-0 Golden Rule

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